Foreign investors who want to start a business in Slovenia
can open a company
here, following the registration procedures available for commercial companies
. At the same time, investors should know that they can start their business operations faster, by purchasing a ready-made company
. It is also referred to as a shelf company
and it designates a legal entity
that has already been incorporated following all the legal requirements. Our team of lawyers in Slovenia
can offer legal assistance during the purchase procedure
, which can be completed in just several days.
Purchase a limited liability company in Slovenia
can be registered under one of the legal entities
prescribed by the commercial legislation applicable in Slovenia
. However, most of the businessmen in Slovenia
prefer to incorporate a limited liability company
, the most popular business form available here.
The limited liability company (LLC)
available for purchase in Slovenia
already provides most of the legal aspects that must be completed during the incorporation. For example, it benefits from a corporate bank account
in which the company’s share capital
Since the company
will perform commercial activities
which are taxable in most of the cases, the company
will have a value added tax (VAT) number
In order to purchase an LLC,
the investors will need to transfer the company’s ownership
through a sale contract
, which must contain specific provisions related to the respective transaction and our team of attorneys in Slovenia
can offer more details in this sense.
Purchase procedure in Slovenia
The transfer of ownership will be performed in front of a public notary in Slovenia. In this context, the company’s seller will need to offer proof on the following facts:
• the company has no debt;
• the company’s balance sheet is closed at zero.
During the procedure, the company’s previous data will be modified to include information on the new shareholders, directors
or company’s secretary.
The investors will be able to establish a new trading name for the company, but also to change the company’s objects of activity.
In order to purchase a company in Slovenia, the businessmen will have to provide an ID card or passport (if they are considered natural persons).